Last Saturday, three synagogues of Los Angeles were closed in connection with the message inherent in the buildings, bombs, writes in the Sunday, June 11, the local edition of The Jewish Journal.
Threats received a University synagogue in Brentwood, as well as the other two, located in the Wilshire district. Police say the synagogue was closed around 08:00 on Saturday and open at 12:45 the same day – after inspections carried out by the employees.
Warnings were sent by e-mail, by hacking official websites. None of the buildings explosive devices were found.
We will remind that last week the 32-year-old African-American, Juan Thompson from the city of St. Louis, Missouri, a former reporter for the online edition of The Intercept, was charged with sending warnings about the bomb in the building of the bomb, which received eight Jewish community centers and schools in several States, as well as offices anti-defamation League.
The court, which will be held on June 12, as expected, found guilty of cyberbullying, writes on Wednesday, June 7, website news service of ABC News.
Earlier this year, the objects of the Jewish infrastructure of the United States received more than 150 messages with threats that sent a mentally unbalanced resident of Ashkelon, who has dual Israeli-American citizenship. Thompson, as believes a consequence, were trying to disguise their actions, put the blame on the woman who left him and to imagine himself the victim of slander.
Thompson was arrested on 3 March. If convicted, the defendant faces up to five years imprisonment and a fine of $ 250,000.
The FBI says that victims of cyber criminals were the offices of the ADL and Jewish community centers in San Diego and new York Jewish schools in the States of new York and Michigan, and the Museum of Jewish history in new York.